Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 37 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.60% 7.99% 8.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.91% 8.13% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 24
Chester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £35,375 £33,600
90th Percentile £58,500 £60,625 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 339 283 462
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 98.26% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 298 241 339
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,275 £24,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +6.67%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) Spring
3 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
4 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (45.95%) SQL
6 15 (40.54%) HTML
6 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
7 13 (35.14%) Hibernate
8 12 (32.43%) Maven
8 12 (32.43%) TDD
8 12 (32.43%) JUnit
9 11 (29.73%) Degree
9 11 (29.73%) BDD
10 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
10 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
10 10 (27.03%) jQuery
10 10 (27.03%) Oracle
10 10 (27.03%) MVC
10 10 (27.03%) Eclipse
11 9 (24.32%) RESTful
12 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
12 7 (18.92%) Linux
12 7 (18.92%) J2EE
12 7 (18.92%) MySQL
12 7 (18.92%) JSON
13 6 (16.22%) iBATIS
13 6 (16.22%) Spring MVC
13 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
13 6 (16.22%) JSP

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (8.11%) CloudFront
2 3 (8.11%) GitHub
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.92%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.11%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) JUnit
2 12 (32.43%) Maven
3 10 (27.03%) Eclipse
4 6 (16.22%) Gradle
4 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.81%) JIRA
6 3 (8.11%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) Spring
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
3 13 (35.14%) Hibernate
4 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
4 10 (27.03%) jQuery
5 9 (24.32%) RESTful
6 7 (18.92%) J2EE
6 7 (18.92%) JSON
7 6 (16.22%) iBATIS
7 6 (16.22%) JSP
7 6 (16.22%) Spring Integration
7 6 (16.22%) Spring MVC
8 5 (13.51%) Dropwizard
9 4 (10.81%) JDBC
9 4 (10.81%) SOAP
10 3 (8.11%) CSS
10 3 (8.11%) CSS3
10 3 (8.11%) HTML5
11 2 (5.41%) Node.js
11 2 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) CentOS
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) TDD
3 11 (29.73%) BDD
4 10 (27.03%) MVC
5 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) Software Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Telematics
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (5.41%) IT Strategy
8 2 (5.41%) OO
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source
8 2 (5.41%) SDLC
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.70%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
3 17 (45.95%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Apigee
3 2 (5.41%) Twitter